Magnet Redesignation Journey: Preparing for a Site Visit

Ready to Round: Magnet champions prepare to visit units to speak with staff about Magnet and go over questions appraisers may ask.

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Behind the Scenes at the Brigham: Biomedical Engineering

Chris Nelson, an inventory clerk in Biomedical Engineering, is quick to greet anyone he encounters as he…

November 29, 2022
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New Parents ‘Forever Grateful’ for Compassion, Dedication of Brigham NICU Staff While Recovering from COVID

Sean LaPorta and Tejal Patel couldn’t believe what they were hearing during what was supposed to be a…

November 21, 2022
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New Program Improves Access to On-Call Clinicians for Patients with Limited English Proficiency

When patients call a clinic at night or on the weekend, they are connected with a phone operator who…

November 21, 2022
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Now, That’s a Brigham Baby! Former Nurse Names Her Little One After the Hospital She Adores

Shortly into her pregnancy, it became clear to Katie Shields, RN, and her husband, Drew Vild, that one…

November 15, 2022
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‘You Are Not Doing This Alone’: Bridges to Moms Program Helps Expectant Mothers Navigate and Overcome Housing Loss

Anameidy Roa Martinez, 29, was seven months into her pregnancy when she developed pelvic pain so severe…

November 9, 2022
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After a Surprise Diagnosis, Fateful Elevator Ride and Unexpected Connection, Brigham Nurse Becomes First in U.S. to Receive Experimental Surgery

After living with a chronic autoimmune disease for the past four years, Stephanie Capello, BSN, RN,…

November 8, 2022
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Brigham Team Collaborates with Paraguay Hospital to Treat Patients with Life-Threatening Brain Condition

Motivated by the desire to expand access to advanced health care, a Brigham neurosurgical team recently…

November 2, 2022
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State of the Brigham, Fall 2022: ‘Challenges Won’t Define Us,’ Higgins Tells Staff

Health care organizations around the country continue to grapple with pandemic-induced pressures,…

November 1, 2022
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Historic Operating Room Rediscovered During Renovations, Revealing Likely Site of First Organ Transplant

During recent renovations to the Brigham’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery clinic and…

October 27, 2022
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In Memoriam: Edwin ‘Pete’ Phoenix Jr., Environmental Services

Brigham and Women’s Hospital mourns the loss of Edwin “Pete” Phoenix Jr., a lead aid on the Waste…

October 31, 2022
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When a Colleague Didn’t Show up for Work, His Brigham Family Checked on Him at Home — a Decision That Saved His Life

Tony Orlina, BS, (R)(T), CMD, was exhausted when he returned to his South End apartment on July 24. He…

October 12, 2022
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In Memoriam: Robin Powell, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital mourns the loss of Robin Powell, an administrative assistant in the…

October 19, 2022
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In Memoriam: Beryl Benacerraf, MD, Departments of Radiology and of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital mourns the loss of Beryl Benacerraf, MD, a world-renowned radiologist,…

October 19, 2022
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Q&A: Caitlin Springer, PA-C, Offers an Inside Look at the Brigham’s First Mixed Medical/Surgical ICU

On Sept. 7, the Brigham opened its new Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit (Med/Surg ICU) on Braunwald…

October 13, 2022
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Nawal Nour, MD, MPH, Reflects on Learning to Embrace Uncertainty and Explore Uncharted Waters

Nawal Nour, MD, MPH, sees her life reflected in rivers. Even through unexpected twists and turns,…

September 29, 2022
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From the Page to the Screen: Roshan Sethi, MD, Reflects on Co-Writing a Film Inspired by the Jane Collective, a Network for Abortion Access

In 2015, Roshan Sethi, MD, of the Department of Radiation Oncology, joined film writer Hayley Schore in…

October 6, 2022
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Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at 58, Patient and Family Learn to Navigate a New World

After building a long and successful career in finance, Sue Morong never expected that numbers would one…

September 27, 2022
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Q&A with Daniel Kuritzkes, MD: What You Need to Know About the Newest COVID-19 Booster and Flu Shots

A new COVID-19 booster shot targeting the highly transmissible omicron strain of COVID-19 is now…

September 21, 2022